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Kitchen Assistant

Payment: Paid Position ($23+)
Location: Kaikoura
Region: Marlborough/Blenheim/Picton
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary
Listing Added: 04/02/2024
Company: Dolphin Encounter

Keen to develop your culinary skills?  Seeking a foodie to indulge their love for food,creating delicious cabinet items for our customers!  

Cafe Encounter is a busy and fast paced environment, with valued and diverse clientele. We are looking for an enthusiastic Kitchen Assistant to be an integral part of our team.

We are looking for a motivated person with a positive attitude to join our Kitchen team. Ideally, applicants will have experience in a similar environment and the role will include:

  • working alongside our experienced Chefs to craft varied and inventive cabinet food - from yummy sandwiches and rolls to colourful salads and tasty treats
  • a focus on ensuring our cabinet is always prepared for and responsive to customer demand; restocking each day as required
  • supporting our daily fresh in house baking; hone your skills and learn from our bakers on the go
  • other general food preparation to support our Chefs with delivery of our short order menu and daily specials
  • supporting delivery of our in and out catering for small events
  • some dishwashing and support to our Kitchen Hands when required from time to time

  • a good understanding of Kitchen Hygiene and Food & Safety Standards - in house training is provided

 

We would like to talk to applicants with a passsion for good simple food done well, who have good communication skills and are keen to learn and develop their skills in the kitchen.  Stamina and plenty of energy with a strong work ethic is essential! 

This role is a great lifestyle choice with daytime hours; we are open 7 days, between 6.30am and 4.00pm.  The roster includes some weekend working and fixed days off each week, so you can plan your downtime.

A great role for someone who loves explore flavours, someone who can hold their own in the kitchen and enjoys being part of and supporting the team.  

This could also be a great opportunity for someone that wants to kick off a culinary career, with a chance to expand their repetoire with the guidance of our Chefs.

Based at the Encounter Kaikoura operating hub; we are more than just a Café, with a retail store, gallery, conference room and marine based tours.

We offer great benefits, with a generous team member discount in both our Cafe and retail store, and the option to join our tours on your days off. We have a supportive working environment offering training and an interest in your development and job satisfaction.

Whilst this is a permanent role, we are also open to considering fixed term contracts of 3 months or more.

Applicants for this position should be able to legally work in NZ and be fluent in English.

 

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